Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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University of South Carolina Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 656 pages
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The standard work on Fitzgerald, revised, enlarged, and updated; Since its first publication in 1981, Some Sort of Epic Grandeur has stood apart from other biographies of F. Scott Fitzgerald for its thoroughness and volume of information. It is regarded today as the basic work on Fitzgerald and the preeminent source for the study of the novelist. In this second revised edition, Matthew J. Bruccoli provides new evidence discovered since its original edition. This new edition of Some Sort of Epic Grandeur improves, augments, and updates the standard biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Exhaustive. The gold standard for biographies of Fitzgerald. Following Matt Bruccoli's interests in American Modernists, this book closely examines not only Fitzgerald's life and work, but examines them in their literary context. Read full review

Some sort of epic grandeur: the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Epic indeed, this is the definitive biography of Fitzgerald, plain and simple. There's no reason to own another. (LJ 10/1/02) Read full review

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Matthew J. Bruccoli, Emily Brown Jefferies Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the leading authority on F. Scott Fitzgerald and the authors of the House of Scribner.

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